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A Guide to the 2015 Boston Book Festival

The Boston Book Festival always brings the literary oomph to Beantown, and this year is no exception. Alas, the ticketed keynote events featuring Margaret Atwood […]

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Listen to Wes Craven Talk Terror at the 2013 Boston Book Festival

Filmmaker Wes Craven, acclaimed for slasher films like the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, died on Sunday in Los Angeles after battling brain cancer. He was 76. […]

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Here’s Your Full Boston Book Festival 2015 Speaker Lineup

Boston Book Festival organizers have announced the full lineup for its 2015 edition, featuring more than 150 authors who will appear in various sessions and discuss […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces Its 2015 ‘One City, One Story’ Selection

Boston Book Festival organizers have announced “Home Movie” by Jennifer De Leon as their selection for this year’s “One City One Story,” an annual attempt […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces 2015 Keynote Speakers

Boston Book Festival organizers have announced the lineup of keynote speakers for the upcoming seventh annual edition of the celebrated literary event. Margaret Atwood, Colum […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces New Kids’ Festival, ‘Hubbub: Creative Commotion’

If your kids enjoyed the Boston Book Festival, then another brand-new event just announced by the BBF will be perfect for your young readers. Following the […]

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Photos from the Boston Book Festival 2014

This past weekend, the sixth annual Boston Book Festival boasted more than 200 speakers in dozens of sessions, transforming Copley Square into a literary haven. The […]

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Guide to the 2014 Boston Book Festival

There are many reasons Boston is a literary hub and deserving of its newly established Literary Cultural District—the history, the publishing companies, the Edgar Allan Poe […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces 2014 Speaker Lineup

As summer comes to a close, we can now look forward to all that fall has to offer, including golden foliage, Halloween, and pumpkin-spice everything. One event […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces 2014 ‘One City One Story’ Pick

For five years, the Boston Book Festival has united the community through short stories by distributing free copies of a select work to the public. […]

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‘Books Come Alive’ in New Boston Book Festival Series

Before the Boston Book Festival takes over Copley Square in October, the organizers have teamed up with crowdfunding platform Wizeo and online book magazine Bookslut […]

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Boston Book Festival Announces 2014 Keynote Speakers

The Boston Book Festival has announced the keynote speakers for the 2014 event. Herbie Hancock, Susan Minot, Rick Riordan, Norman Foster, and Doris Kearns Goodwin […]